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ASEAN working hard to produce consensus on practical measures: Dr Ng Eng Hen

Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen said that China’s actions in the South China Sea (SCS) dispute motivated by their desire to prevent...

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Minority want guns in US, and they have more power than the majority: Shanmugam

"That is democracy American style," said Shanmugam.

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Changi Terminal 1 arrival pick-up to relocate to Basement 1

Changi Airport Terminal 1’s (T1) arrival pick-up facility will relocate to Basement 1 of the terminal on 21 February 2018.

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MasterChef to make its debut in Singapore

Singaporeans should get ready to showcase their culinary skills to the world as the hit TV cooking competition MasterChef is soon making its...

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Singapore-based Sembcorp Industries plans India energy IPO

Facing a plunge in their quarterly profit, Singapore-based Sembcorp Industries has changed its strategy and plans to raise about SGD500...

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New NTU institute to study the impact of the tech revolution on society

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has established the NTU Institute of Science and Technology for Humanity to...

Nearly 70,000 cans of duty-unpaid beer declared as fruit punch uncovered: ICA

Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) announced in a Facebook post that its officers at Pasir Panjang Scanning Station detected 69,048...

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Singapore sixth least corrupt country in the world, India ranked 81st

The global position of Singapore has improved further as it has ranked sixth in the annual ranking of countries that are considered least...

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Need to preserve Singapore’s wealth and grow it for future generations: Indranee

"There is a need to not only preserve Singapore’s wealth but grow it for future generations,” asserted Senior Minister of State for Law...

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Singapore set to tax e-books, web TV shows and other digital services from 2020

A broad swathe of e-services ranging from downloadable digital content such as mobile applications, e-books and movies, to...

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HardwareZone security breach affects 685,000 user profiles

HardwareZone's owner SPH Magazines announced in a press release yesterday, Feb 20, that the site was hit by a security breach.

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NUS food scientists create novel way to rapidly screen pesticides in vegetables

Food scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) developed a rapid and highly sensitive screening technique capable of...

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Singapore Defence Minister Dr Ng Eng Hen conferred France’s highest award

Singapore Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen was conferred the Order of the Légion d’Honneur by the President of France Emmanuel Macron.

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PM Lee terms Budget 2018 as strategic financial plan for building better future

“Budget 2018 is a strategic and integrated financial plan to build us a better future together,” said Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien...

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Singapore to impose tax on digital services from 2020

Goods and Services Tax (GST) will be imposed on businesses providing digital services from Jan 1, 2020.

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Singapore’s budget raises GST, cushioned with SG Bonus to citizens

Finance Minister of Singapore Heng Swee Keat unveiled the Budget 2018 today with the announcement of raising of Goods and Services Tax (GST)...

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Language holds the common root of humanity: Dr. Vimlesh Kanti Verma

A thought leader in the area of Hindi language teaching and Hindi in the diaspora, Dr. Vimlesh Kanti Verma led the movement to embrace a...

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Singapore’s exports up by 13 per cent in January

Non-oil domestic exports (NODX) in Singapore jumped by 13 per cent year-on-year in January, revealed the latest statistics revealed by trade...

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PM Lee emphasises on creation of brighter future for young Singaporeans and caring of elderly people

The creation of a brighter future for young Singaporeans and the empowerment of the people in their silver years were among the issues...

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Autonomous uni graduates earn 28 percent higher starting wages than private school peers

The highest gap is seen among humanities majors.

Singapore Airlines offers free Wi-Fi to passengers in premium class and PPS club members

Singapore Airlines (SIA) will be offering free Wi-Fi to passengers who travel in its first and business class, as well as its Suites cabin.

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LTA to take over all rail operating assets in April

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) will be taking over all rail operating assets from April 2018.

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Former US President Barack Obama to speak in Singapore on March 19

Former US President Barack Obama is in Singapore on March 19 to speak at a private event which is being organised by the Bank of Singapore.

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Singapore second most expensive Asian city for romance: ECA

Hong Kong has proven to be the most expensive Asian city for romance, with a date costing USD195. Singapore follows closely after Hong Kong...

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NETS Singapore cites "inadvertent human error" as cause of hour-long disruption on Feb 2

NETS Singapore has cited "inadvertent human error" during a system maintenance as the reason for an hour-long service outage on Feb 2.

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Commuter satisfaction with public transport dropped 1.9 percent in 2017

Commuters’ satisfaction with public transport decreased from 96.4 percent in 2016 to 94.5 percent in 2017 due to a dip in satisfaction...

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Singapore's economy grew 3.6 percent in 2017, MTI expects 2018 growth to be moderate but firm

Singapore economy's grew by 3.6 per cent in 2017, compared to the 2.6 percent growth the year before.

MAS proposes guidelines to protect consumers using e-payments

To secure the interests of consumers and small businesses of Singapore dealing in electronic payments (e-payments), Monetary Authority of...

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